Recording Hip Hop Vocals with Grieves
In hip-hop, lyrics, pitch, and delivery are crucial to the mood and atmosphere of a track. In this video, Universal Audio's Ben Lindell and Seattle-based hip-hop artist, Grieves, show you how to quickly record a polished-sounding vocal track, in real time using UAD plug‑ins.
Using the Unison-enabled Neve Preamp plug-in, learn to inject analog saturation into your vocal, while using the Teletronix LA-2A compressor for added color and control.
Also learn how to use the Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip plug-in to tame sibilance and shape a vocal's weight using its "Pultec-style" EQ.
Finally, get tips for harnessing the Antares Auto-Tune Realtime Advanced plug-in for a polished, modern-sounding vocal track, and learn how to coax an inspired performance using the Pure Plate Reverb plug-in in the vocalist's headphone mix.
Behind The Scenes — Apollo Artist Sessions Vol. XIII
Go behind the scenes with producer/engineer Fab Dupont (Shakira, Santigold) as he works with Grammy-winning producer Jacknife Lee (U2, The Killers) creating the Apollo Artist Session at London’s AIR Studios — the debut of Apollo X Audio Interfaces.
The Champion of Nashville’s New Sound
Grammy-winning producer Dave Cobb (Brandi Carlile, Rival Sons) details his "capture it live" workflow and how UAD plug-ins have helped him craft Nashville's "New Sound."
5-Min UAD Tips: Pure Plate Reverb
Watch the full UAD 5-Min Tip video and learn how the Pure Plate Reverb gives your mixes the natural depth and shimmer that only plate reverb can provide.